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2020, what a weird year! Many events were cancelled, but a lot of creativity went into presenting concerts in new ways. Here are a few of my own humble contributions:

"Drift" CD No. 34 from the SCI Composers' CD Series
Available for Purchase November 20, 2020
Featuring Wild Silk

PERFORMERS:
Jeffrey Heisler, baritone saxophone
Isabelle Huang, percussion
I-Chen Yeh, piano


Premiere Performance: Wings to Air for Flute (2013)
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 8 p.m. (PT)
Live Stream
from the San Francisco Center for New Music ($)

PROGRAM >>
HAILSTORK: The Pied Piper of Harlem (1980)
SHIM: On All Sides (2020) *
MISURELL-MITCHELL: Dolce, Purete (2014)
JONES: The people could fly (2020)
REINKEMEYER: Wings to Air (2013)*
* world premiere

PERFORMER:
Meerenai Shim, flute


Performance of From Cycles of Eternity for Treble Voices (2017)
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 7 p.m. (PT) - online, free access on YouTube
A video pairing of the Cycles of Eternity recording with artwork by Rita Robillard
Details to follow (season brochure)

PERFORMERS:
In Mulieribus
Anna Song, director
3. Arwen Myers, soprano


Online Premiere of three songs from the in-progress chamber opera
Triptych: Three Disasters for Two Sopranos, Baritone, Piano, Fixed Media (2020)
Patrick Wohlmut, libretto; Andrea Reinkemeyer, music
Video

PERFORMERS:
Rhymes with Opera


Performance: Wrought Iron for Flute and Percussion (2012)

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. (program)
Music by Women Festival (link)
Mississippi University for Women

PERFORMERS:
Rebecca Johnson, flute
Danielle Moreau, percussion


Performance: Four Poems for Robin for Soprano and Viola (1999)

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.
"La viola" (streaming)
State University of New York, Potsdam (press release)

PROGRAM (link):
CLARKE: Prelude, Allegro, and Pastorale for B-flat Clarinet and Viola (1941)
LARSEN: In Such a Night for Two Violas and CD (2010)
REINKEMEYER: Four Poems for Robin for Soprano and Viola (1999)
TANN: Duo for Oboe and Viola (1981)
CLARKE: Dumka for Violin, Viola, and Piano (c. 1940)

PERFORMERS:
Colleen Skull, soprano
Shelly Tramposh, viola


Performance: Dos Danzas for Concert Band (2010)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. (2 dances on 2/20/2020 at 2!)
2020 Southwestern Division CBDNA Conference (link)
College Band Directors National Association
University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)

Featuring:

Aaron David PERKINS, Clutch
Jodie BLACKSHAW, Soulström
Andrea REINKEMEYER, Dos Danzas
Derek JENKINS, Rock Bottom
Ron NELSON, Epiphanies (Fanfares and Chorales)

PERFORMERS:
Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble
Timothy Oliver, conductor


Premiere Performance: Smoulder for Wind Ensemble (2019)

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (free*)
PREMIERE at Oregon Music Educators' Association Conference (Schedule)
Soreng Theater, Hult Center for the Performing Arts (Eugene)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (free)
OMEA Preview Concert
George Fox University

PERFORMERS:
Sherwood High School Wind Ensemble
Brant Stai, conductor